Thursday, February 23, 2006

Ethiopian Airlines to start new flights incl to Juba, S Sudan

Ethiopian Reporter 18 Feb 2006 reports Ethiopian Airlines recently announced it will start four new international flights.

Ethiopian CEO, Girma Wake, said that the airline will start new flights to Brussels, Dakar, Juba (South Sudan) and Libreville. Girma said the flights to Dakar, Juba and Libreville will commence in March and the flight to Brussels in June this year. Girma said that the flourishing oil exploration activities in southern Sudan prompted Ethiopian to fly to Juba. "There is no international airline that flys to Juba," Girma said. "We will link the city with Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda," he added.


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